The Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene

The longest continuously producing Yiddish theatre company in the world. The company presents plays, musicals, concerts, lectures, interactive educational workshops and community-building activities in English and Yiddish, with English and Russian supertitles accompanying performances. NYTF serves a versatile audience of approximately 100,000 individuals annually, comprised of performing arts patrons, cultural enthusiasts, Yiddish-language aficionados and the general public, while also using the arts as a vehicle to educate youth and adults about Jewish heritage. The NYTF outreach program takes events around the region, nation and world, bringing programming annually to over 18,000 individuals.

Bringing the stage to you 

Featuring theater, American Jewish performers, workshops, and other events  to entertain audiences young and old.


Tuesdays at 1PM

15 Minute Yiddish
A Weekly lunch and learn with Motl Didner; adults can learn the basics of Yiddish conversation – no Yiddish experience necessary – in 15 minutes!


Wedneday, Aug. 12 at 1PM

15 Minute Yiddish
An amusing quiz show prepared and hosted by Yiddish theatre persaonilty Mikhl Yashinsky

Join the Tradition!

"Our stories are kept alive thanks to the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene – Join me in keeping our stories alive."
–Joel Grey